Shawn Henfling doesn’t blame Keith Olbermann for his views, but he sure doesn’t watch ESPN.
The Penn State scandal was a tragedy for many, but one that people seem to have passed over too soon.
Wai Sallas is pumped for another week of great football. Four teams enter, only two will leave as champions of their respective conferences. Somehow, the NFL can’t get out of its own way, it’s all here on this week’s edition of The Friday Sports Dump.
Like many Penn State alum, Larry Bernstein was horrified by the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and wonders if rooting for his alma mater will ever be the same.
September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.
When it comes to abuse in sport, the culture of denial and silence is rooted in the reality that children’s sport replicates the professional game…where winning is the prime motivation.
In the wake of two suicides in the last three weeks at the University of Pennsylvania, college junior Jack Park reveals he, too, wanted to commit suicide, but says his failed attempt was part of a greater being’s plan for his life.
We’ve got a lot of work to do, so it’s time to stand up, wear denim with a purpose, and work together to end sexual violence.
Kenny Bodanis questions why Jerry Sandusky should be given a platform to tell “his side of the story?”
Of all the members of his close knit Ukrainian family, Jeff Swain most uncannily resembles his Uncle Albie, who was also a runner.
The state is suing in federal court for removal of the penalties imposed in response to the Sandusky abuses.
Governor Corbett believes the sanctions the N.C.A.A. handed down in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal were too harsh and missed the people they should be aiming for. He’s wrong.
Penn State brings together a community of experts and survivors to talk about prevention and recovery from sexual abuse.
Love letters can woo a heart, and maybe bring world peace. Jacqueline Stone shares some examples.
Shawn Henfling discusses the disturbing but age-old trend of public funding for private sports venues.
7 attitudes that have to change
Sex is important to health, especially when your wife has cancer. But don’t expect it to be the same as it was before.
Quickness to explain this tragedy by labeling the co-pilot as ‘depressed’ or ‘anxious’ could serve to further stigmatize and discourage openness and treatment for these common human conditions.
Bakers, florists and doctors have done it. Indiana just passed a law to encourage it, and Arkansas threatens to do the same. This gay dad has harsh words for two who have done it recently— tried to humiliate gay families by denying them service under the guise of “religious freedom.”
Get your gear ready now for summer outdoor adventures
College is a new opportunity to completely rebuild your reputation.
One step backward for Indiana, one giant leap in reverse for the nation.
When you share your name with a person of greatness, it makes you ponder your own abilities.
Absolutely understanding their effect on young men’s idea of war?
Reviews can make or break a business. Online reviews do it faster. Here’s how to take control of your reputation.
When traumatic news events trigger past trauma for the PTSD survivor.
Because of Oren Miller, we are all gadflies in Amazon’s ointment. And despite weeks of silence, I hope Amazon is listening.
When we love, we can often stumble into loss. Nathan Graziano shares with us the story of one of his first loves, leaving us to reel in the heartbreaking reality that is loving someone with depression.
Lodro Rinzler has a new take on the question every kid is asked: What do you want to be when you grow up?
What do we do when someone we know—a friend, a brother, a family member—is found to be abusing someone else? Saumya Arya Haas, with great sadness, decided what she needed to do.
There is a beauty in the human connection that comes from falling in love with someone you don’t know.
You know that moment when you’d like to rip her clothes off, and she’s given you the green light, and you are just too tired to care? That job.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.